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The safest hybrid vehicles

Although several organizations evaluate the safety of new vehicles on a yearly basis, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is considered to be a leader in this field.   For the purpose of this article, we reviewed the assessments conducted by the IIHS on hybrid models, included the ones offering a hybrid version, to determine which of them are ...

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Honda’s technology to improve fuel economy

Fuel consumption is a major factor that dictates the consumer choice when purchasing a new car. Manufacturers know this, and this is why in recent years we have seen the arrival of various technologies meant to improve the fuel economy of new vehicles. Honda is among those manufacturers. They offer several technologies that are able to reduce fuel consumption on ...

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2014 Chevrolet Spark vs. 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage – Battle of the microcars

Vehicles like the Mitsubishi Mirage or the Chevrolet Spark can really experience success in North America, especially when compared to Europe. For example, Quebecers are fond of small cars and for several reasons, but fuel economy and the simplicity of driving these vehicles in an urban environment are without a doubt among the factors behind the success of this segment. ...

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2015 Subaru Outback – Just enough changes

After the Subaru Legacy, it was time for the more versatile model in the range, the Subaru Outback, to be unveiled to the world. The launch took place at the New York Auto Show. Although their names differ, the Legacy and Outback are essentially the same car, but the Outback offers a higher driving position, better ground clearance, and more ...

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2015 Toyota Camry debuts in New York with a new style

Redesigns are currently in abundance in the automotive industry. Toyota already released a new Corolla for the 2014 model year, and it seems like the Camry is next on the list. The new 2015 Toyota Camry was revealed at the auto show in New York this week, and it appears that Toyota is certainly headed in a new direction. It ...

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